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not be facing new adversarial relations promised by mitt romney. >> in china, hu jintao congratulated obama on a partnership based a mutual respect, and for his part, vladimir putin spoke of the election as a positive step. >> obama supporters celebrated his victory in moscow. a few russians joined american expatriate's to celebrate obama's second term, delighted at the news from the other side of the atlantic. >> mitt romney always spoke of russia in negative terms. of course i did not like that. that is why i was rooting for obama to win. >> obama always said he did not want another cold war, and that is a huge positive for the relationship between the u.s. and russia. the reaction from the kremlin was less enthusiastic. after putin was reelected, several meetings were scheduled and then canceled until he finally met with obama this summer. moscow was struggling to maintain its status as a world power, and that has made for confrontation with washington on a number of issues, from the war in syria to missile defense in europe. >> here, that ties are viewed as the norm, but that is not nor
obama returns to washington with a new challenge, bringing together democrats and republicans. >>> and hispanic voters hold the key to victory. a record number of latinos turn out to vote, the majority supporting president obama. >> today, we showed them that we demand it at the ballot box. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 8, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning a lot of folks in the northeast are asking how much more can we take? barely more than a week after superstorm sandy an unusually early winter storm is hitting the region with a nasty mix of rain, snow and gusty winds. the storm moved up the coast overnight icing roads and disrupting air travel and causing more trouble for an already fragile system. from 60,000 customers who just had their power restored lost it again. teresa garcia is in rockaway beach, new york. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. like it or not, ready or not, people in this tri-state region are pretty storm weary but they had to power through a nor'easter that brou
to be the same as america's, president obama. >> new weather problems on the east. nor'easter affecting tens of thousands of superstorm sandy's victims, knocking out electricity to more than 200,000 homes and businesses in the new york city region many of them had just gotten their power restored. >> the winter storm brought rain, strong winds and several inches of snow to the region. airlines canceled nearly 1,600 flights. highways and train routes were also disrupted and families shivered in homes across the northeast as temperatures fell below freezing. ben tracy is in hard-hit tuckerton, new jersey, along the jersey shore. how are they doing there? >> reporter: charlie and norah, good morning. good morning to our viewers in the west. folks here not doing so well this morning. streets are flood eded here in tuckerton. front yards are flooded. while this nor'easter on its own may not have been that big of a deal, here is the problem. for a couple of days people have been able to come back to neighborhoods like this, to begin the recovery rip out carpets and walls and
is marking the second term of president barack obama with new commemorative smartrip cards. this on sale right now and you can get the cards at metro sales offices at metro center and the pentagon station. all at metro head quart are in northwest. a few things we can already tell you about metro service on inauguration day now. rush hour service will run for 17 hours from 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and peak fares will be charged during that time. metro will charge for parking in its lots and that will be paid on the way out. hard to believe but we are already talking about inauguration day. >> i remember the last one. super cold and super crowded. >> we were outside for hours. let's hope it is not that cold this year but exciting. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york for a look at how the market fared the day after the election. >> and those day after thanksgiving deals aren't what they used to be. but wal-mart is making a move it hopes will pull shoppers back into the stores. we'll have more on that when we come back.  >>> you know, all e
planning for 2016. reporting live in san francisco, janet, ktvu news. >> obama and his wife decided to stay in the westin hotel in boston last night. boston came out at least $20 million richer thanks to the romney campaign, nearly making up for the cancelations from storm sandy. here, the democrats gained seats in the legislature and for the first time in 80 years, the democrats will hold a super majority in the state assembly. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions a
we have heard republicans and president barack obama finding new ways to cooperate but when president barack obama arrived back at the white house after a victory last night he had to deal with the fact that it had also been the worst day on wall street this year and that means pressure is intensifying on him and congressional leaders to deal with the massive budget cuts that will kick in at the end of this year. both sides are calling for compromise. >> i want everyone to understand, you can't push us around, we want to work together. >> after years of dealing the fiscal challenges, 2013 is going to be different. >> reporter: and for the first time yesterday, house speaker john boehner indicated republicans might be willing to consider new sources of revenue as part of tax reform and everybody is trying to figure out if that means republicans are now willing to accept some new tax increases as part of a broader deal. reporting live, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well voter turn out here in california was a lot lower than four years ago. 59% of voters in california p
out she is make the move to be with other giraffes at her new zoo. >>> president obama gets back to work following his election victory. the looming financial crisis the president will be forced to tackle with the divided congress. >>> prepping for an incoming storm late night construction on an east bay highway to make sure drivers stay safe during today's rain. >> reporter: i'm terry mcsweeney at the embassy suites in burlingame, 500 guests were evacuated for hours this morning after carbon monoxide was detected in the hotel. now the controversy about how that evacuation was handled, coming up in a live report. >> good morning. you are looking at the bay bridge toll, the metering lights on. traffic backing towards the macarthur maze, carpool lanes and fast track whiching -- >>> some things are worth waiting for. thank you for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. like this forecast is worth waiting for. >>> it is going to be cool today, blustery is a good word to describe 50s and breezy conditions right now live doppler 7 hd still spinning, not picking up any radar r
know about this? >> reporter: tamron, this is big news. the white house announcing that president obama will visit myanmar in just about ten days. this, of course, comes after secretary of state hillary clinton visited several months ago. the united states has been working with this country in its transition to democracy. president obama expected to meet with the president of myanmar as well as pro-democracy leader sue chi. she was a nobel lawyer rate under house arrest for 20 years. president obama will now. she's part of myanmar's government. a lot of transition towards democracy. the united states has been working with the country toward its transition easing sanctions and working with them in other ways to help and offer support, but doing so on a limited basis saying we will give as much you receive. by the way, this is a part of an overall trip president obama is taking to asia pegged on the east asia summit in cambodia. >> the president has spain to speaker boehner and other leaders about plain going forward. what else do we know? >> reporter: it's significant. president obama ca
>>> this is a special "world news" with diane sawyer on the first night after an historic vote. victory lap. it was a modern american election. that gave president obama four more years. >> i believe we can seize this future together. >> how did a new patchwork of americans come together to give him the win? and force a tough gut-check moment for the republican party? >> paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> can they recover? and change with the changing america? what is the world saying tonight? how about wall street? and what did the president do today to help the country heal? now, two american families turn the page. the romneys, pulling together. the obamas starting a new chapter in this white house. and the abc news powerhouse team is everywhere, on this historic day for america. live, from abc's election headquarters, this is a special "world news" with diane sawyer. >> good evening. and it was a day of celebration for president obama and a day of soul-searching for the republican party. and a reality check for a nation,
romney off the front pages for five days while president obama dominated the news cycle and gained credibility after he was praised by conservative new jersey governor chris christie. obama supporters were delirious with joy. >> i'm so glad we had that storm last week because i think the storm was one of those things. no, politically i should say not in terms of hurting people. the storm brought in possibilities for good politics. >> bill: exit polling yesterday showed 42% of those who voted, 42 percent said president obama's response to hurricane sandy was an important part of their decision. also, 9% of those voting yesterday said their decision was made at the last minute. and the storm was fresh in everybody's mind but sandy did not directly reelect president obama. hispanic americans did. breaking 71% for the president. despite all of that, mitt romney could have won the election had he recaptured momentum last weekend. it's like a sporting event. the team with the mo in the last few minutes of the game usually wins. but the romney campaign did nothing, zero, nothing in the la
's close. new york stocks dliped from the start as investor concerns shifted to how obama will address the country's economic challenges. they're particularly worried the fiscal cliff could weigh down u.s. growth into the new year. >> it's a pretty sad day for wall street. >> i don't think it's for the best of the country. i had a good feeling that romney was going to be a better candidate for the economy. not bowl. obama. >> many offices in history manhattan remain closed. new york city officials have struggled to turn power back on after hurricane sandy hit last week. >>> following an overnight plunge on wall street tokyo share prices are falling thursday morning. the key nikkei arm now currently standing at 8888. that is down 84 points, or just about 1%. investors placing sell orders on especially export-related issues. currencies, the dollar is currently being sold against the yen. worries about u.s. and european economies. the dollar/yen, 79.96-80.01. the euro/yen, 102.01-06. market players are buying the yen, it's regarded as a relatively safe asset amid pessimistic factors. thos
the same as before the election. what could be different is a new attitude. president obama and his family returned to the white house tonight. >> hey guys. >> hello mr. president. >> reporter: no doubt hoping for warmer relations with the republican controlled house of representatives. >> mr. president, this is your moment. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner indicated a new willingness to work with the president. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >>
with guns. >> it comes as the obama administration imposed a new round of financial sanctions against iran to stop tehran from moving forward with the ambitions to build a nuclear weapon. >> coming up on the news edge. yo i would wake up and every day i would say today's the day i'm not going do it. >> a former rockette opens up about her battle with bulima. her advice to other young dancers and performers. >> that kid is five. an internet sensation. oh, my goodness. he's the real deal. he appeared on the ellen show after conspiraciy thiso rifts believed his rendition of the plight of the bumblebee. he can really play the piano. a@ . >>> holidays are drawing near. there the is a lot going on behind the scenes of the holiday show. one former dancer is opening up about her battle with bulima. >> reporter: when gretta became a radio city rockette in 2000, she thought she would finally get her life in order. >> purging up to 30 times a day and spending $100 a day on food. i became depressed. >> reporter: the lifelong dancer dreamed of becoming a rockette since she was a little girl in kansas c
official, he wasn't even at home at the time. he was in albany, new york. >> president obama and his family are back at the white house tonight after that re-election vote last night. the obamas were all smiles as they stepped off air force one. before leaving chicago, the president stopped at his campaign head kwauquarters to w with republicans in congress. >> you e lelected us to focus o your jobs, not ours. and in the coming weeks and months, i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> another historic moment for the president. this picture was posted on his facebook page last night. it is now the most-liked picture in facebook history with nearly 4 million fans. >> we are 10 1/2 weeks away from inauguration. the stage is being built on the steps of the capital. officials expect up to 800,000 riders on inauguration day. >> wlahat happens when the messages cross the line? some people could wind up with fewer friends on facebook. >> to friend or unfriend, that is the question. a mere 24 hours after the
thing to understand that this new coalition that obama has put together -- remember, he received 76% support among asian-americans. the republican party, in 1968 began adopting its infamous strategy, moving away with democrats in the south and what workers in the north who were troubled or have difficulty accepting racial integration in the schools and colleges, and the southern strategy that has been there with operating for the past 50 years has ended. it is over. one exit poll shows among latinos this week, 57% of -- have identified themselves as republicans, 20% self identify themselves as independent, and only 14% to identify themselves as republican. the republican party -- there are more independent latinos now than in the republican party, and that is the sector of the population that is growing faster and will for the longest period of time over this -- most of this century, a list demographically. >> i want to play a comet -- >> this now requires -- resistancea lot less to some kind of immigration reform from the republican party as those republicans like the bush brothers
mayor lee says the cost to replace that bus is about a million dollars. ama daetz, abc7 news. >>> president obama isn't spending time celebrating, he's back to work and facing upcoming showdown with congressional republicans overtaxes, deficits and impending fiscal cliff which sent the dow plunging yesterday. the president and his family returned to the white house last night. he has been on the phone with top leaders of the house and senate, all involved in stake stag -- in staking out opening positions. >>> students enrolled in california state university system are getting a refund thanks to voter approval of prop 30. the measure rolls back all of this year's fee increases. many students will get back $249 the end of the month in the form of a direct deposit. other campuses are crediting students next semester. >>> defense attorneys around the state are preparing to ask judges for reduced sentences for thousands serving life sentences in prison for relatively minor crimes. it follows the passing of prop 36 tuesday which revises california's three strikes law. up to 3,000 c
by the outcome, president barack obama promised eight new or approach towards a statesmanship. >> in the coming months i am looking forward to reaching out to leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> romney also spoke of bipartisan cooperation promising pat brady had of the illinois gop to also eco the same sentiment. we need a government we can afford and get a job creation going i think everybody needs to come together and do that and it should be serious policy discussion we should put politics aside for a while. >> republicans had scheduled a morning after victory party breakfast some of those who showed up also talked about healing and working together. we might be able to see some interesting things happen in washington d.c. between republicans and democrats to make that happen and i'm hoping in illinois we benefit as well. i think there has to be a move to the middle if you will how that gets done, your constituencies need to demand that appeared >> maybe this time healing can become a reality. >> i believe we can seize the future together because
the news of the day and taking your calls. pardon me. at 1-866-55-press. and president obama winning a decisive victory indeed on tuesday. re-elected for four more years but now a lot of republicans are saying he didn't get a mandate. what do you mean he didn't get a mandate? he won the electoral vote. he won the popular vote. he won! mitt romney lost! end of story! president obama does have a mandate to push his agenda. we'll tell you why and we'll tell you what it is but first here's the latest, today's current news update, standing by in los angeles, lisa ferguson. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. it's more than 24 hours now since the polls closed and we are still waiting on an official number from florida. it is obvious the state has not fixed its voting problems. as i'm sure you remember, it was florida 12 years ago causing the legal disaster between vice president al gore and president george bush. the difference this time, no one cares as much. president obama's victory was well secu
but i won't touch tax rates. if i was president obama john i got news for you. we won you lost. you want to do it again? you wanting to through this two years from now? have at it, hoss, go for it. no no, i said we would be getting rid of the bush tax cuts for the rich. i did not stutter. i got elected. i got 320 electoral votes that i'll ram down your throat. no we're going to raise taxes on the rich just like i said. we'll go to the pre-bush tax cut era. that's what we're going to do. don't give me your weak sauce about tax reform. he says, no, no. >> garner republican support for new revenues, the president must be willing to reduce spending and shore up entitlement programs that drive up our debt. >> cenk: no, this is not you dictating the terms any more. if i were obama, i would say hey, i'm not having that conversation about social security. that has nothing to do with the budget. if you want to talk about medicaid and medicare, you would have to give me a whole lot more than the bush tax cuts. i just told people that i'm not going to cut medicaid, medicare, that's off the table. o
. president obama wins by at least 303 electoral votes. romney got 206. nbc news hasn't called florida yet, even notice, a night later, which has 29 electoral votes. right now the president leads 50% to 49% down there. the popular vote across the country, obama leads by 2.8 million votes, 50% to 48%. chuck, this is something, i know you -- i don't know if you're billy bean or into the money ball stuff going on now, but i have nothing but absolute -- what is the word, praise for people like nate silver but more importantly the guys in plouffe and axelrod and messina. they seemed to have the numbers right and we were all the doubters. >> they had this secret government study that was available to the public called the census and they seemed to understand it a lot better than the folks in the other political party, on the republican side. when you look at what they did. you know, they knew this wasn't going to be easy. they knew there was going to be a fired up republican vote. they knew they were going to have some issues and sort of -- among some conservative white voters, among white men.
( cheers and applause ) it was a big night last night. the big news, of course, president barack obama not just re-elected but seemingly given fresh batteries. >> we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. ry are and forever will be the united states of america. and together, with your help, and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward. ( laughter ). >> jon: so that's all it took for to you get back in the groove was the fact that you never have to run for president again? ( laughter ) that's all it took? ( cheers and applause ) of course, on the other side, governor mitt romney broke the bad news to his supporters before reluctantly being asked to pose for his family's yearly christmas card. ( laughter ). that is a good-looking bunch. it's like they-- the people that came in the frames. across the nation, the people spoke, legalizing gay marriage in maine and maryland. legalizing marijuana in washington state, and colorado-- ( cheers and applause ) gay marriage... nothing. ( laughter ). marijuana... bat ( bleep ) crazy. they also legal ides dancing in th
that were hit hard by the storm. that is very nice. >> that's good news. >>> president obama reaching across the aisle to avoid the fiscal cliff. he called house speaker john boehner yesterday, congressional leaders from both parties conceding that tuesday's election was a call to compromise. >> there's an alternative to going over the fiscal cliff by working together and creating a fair er, simpler tax code. >> this isn't something that i'm going to draw the lines in the sand. he's not going to draw any lines in the sand, i don't believe, and we need to work together. >> the ceo of a global asset management firm puts the odds at 30% to 40% that the u.s. will fall off the fiscal cliff. let's hope he's wrong. >> don't break out the cheetos or gold fish yet. that warning from colorado governor john looper after his voters legalized the recreational use of marijuana. that setting up a possible legal battle with the justice department. so this statement from the dea, "the drug enforcement administration's enforcement of the controlled substances act remains unchanged. the department of justice i
live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert, breaking news on the obama cabinet. as we just heard from the attorney general on possibly resigning as it is out with the old, in with the new, apparently, in obama administration 2.0. welcome to "america live," everyone, i'm megyn kelly. just two days after americans gave president obama a second term, we are learning that big changes could be on the way at top-level cabinet positions. secretary of state hillary clinton already said she has plans to leave, and now reports say that treasury secretary timothy geithner may be out, and moments ago the attorney general, eric holder, telling a group of law school students that he does not know if he's going to stay on the job. >> that's something that i'm in the process now of trying to determine. um, the first step has already occurred, that the president has been reelected. um, and i have to think about can i contribute in a second term. i have to, obviously, talk to him, speak to members of my family, in particular one who i'm married to, and then really ask myself the question about, yo
could president obama possibly win reelection so impressively? a popular vote margin of more than 2 million votes, but an electoral vote margin of almost 100. an examination of the fox news exit polling data shows the obama campaign won big with key constituencies, and a strong showing by the democratic base responsible for putting the president over the top. president obama drawing on the latino community. xbox projecting 71% of hispanics voted for the president. that number up from 67% in 2008 and, of course, the historic level. the president's support among black voters actually fell to 93% from 95, but that was more than offset by zero white voter turnout at its lowest level since 1992. additionally, romney attracted only the support of 59 percent of those white voters. young voters were a huge reason for the president's victory in 2008, and they turned out for him again yesterday. president obama taking 60 percent of the under 30 votes to govern romney's 37%. governor romney nearly one the independent vote, which he is expected to win at least according to some polls by double
here on capitol hill. >> reporter: mr. obama seemed to recognize the new urgency for bipartisanship. >> i am looking forward to reaching out and working with both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> reporter: even pledging to accomplish things this time around he was not able to the first time around. >> reducing our deficit, fixing the tax code, fixing the immigration system. freeing ourselves from foreign oil, we have more work to do. >> reporter: and mr. obama tried to bury the hatchett with his one-time foe. >> in the weeks ahead i also look forward to sitting down with governor romney, to make this country move forward. >> reporter: this photo was posted, and quickly became the most liked ever on facebook. just one more image of barack obama's groundbreaking journey. now with the potential economic crisis looming, the president already reached out to congressional members of both parties, in an effort to show he is serious about bipartisanship. and the work has already begun on the viewing stance. one more point, i am told the crew on air force one gav
." "the new york times" "back to work, obama greeted by looming fiscal crisis." the "financial times," this morning, rex ryan wins? a new players poll that ranks him as the most overrated coach. his two quarterbacks recently received similar honors. steven colbert can barely drag himself out of bed after the election. we'll get a report o from richard engel on how the rest of the world is reacting to our presidential election. all that when the penultimate "way too early" comes right back. >>> to all americans i say that the next four years are going to be difficult and challenging years for us all. the election may have been a close one, but i think that there is general agreement by all of our citizens that a supreme national effort will be needed in the years ahead to move this country safely through the 1960s. [ male announcer ] do you have the legal protection you need? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to turn for your legal matters. maybe you want to incorporate a business you'd like to start. or protect your family with a will or living trust. legalzoom makes it easy
of new regulations in president obama's second term. it could bring their blockbuster growth to a halt. former energy secretary bill richardson joins us to drill down on all of this. do you ever have too much money? ♪ . melissa: no question, president obama will have his work cut out for him in his second term. not the least of all pushing through the partisan gridlock he says he has, that has been holding him back all these years. he has got to make big moves and fast on jobs, health care, tax, you name it. no matter how you voted last night i'm betting you're sick and tired of all the political bickering. why can't thingsust get done? joining me now is fred barnes, fox news contributor and executive editor of "the weekly standard." we have juan wlliams, fox news political analyst. you know what, guys? i'm going to bring people together if it kills me here. you know? fred, give me your olive branch. what could the republican offer? we have to solve the problems the fiscal cliff not like we're going over it anymore. it is speeding at us. i'm terrified. give me an olive branch. >> mel
. >> he had to come up with a new message. >> point is the economy tanked in late '07 or -- mid '08. obama president campaign not been trying to say this is bush's fault. but a lot of people recognize that there was clearly republican involvement there. i'm just wondering if women voters are more likely to say to themselves, i'm for the economy but i don't trust the republican guy because the economy tanked when a republican was in office. >> for one thing, look, i think republicans and democrats are both to blame for where our country is today. it wasn't one party that set up the $16 trillion debt. i think president obama put the pedal to the metal but both parties for blame. i think that's where we are as a country, we have two different choices. what mitt romney is talking about is economic plan is very different than what george bush ran on, george w. bush in 2000 t voter are saying that is the same old plan. i know president had suggested that, but i think what he's talking about is far different in terms of turning the economy around. i don't think voters are necessarily making -- >>
think. coming up, putting this very big victory into perspective. president obama now has brand-new political capital. john nichols will join me. where is the opportunity? [ female announcer ] with swiffer wet, a better clean doesn't have to take longer. i'm done! [ chuckles ] sweet [ female announcer ] swiffer's wet mopping cloths can clean better than mops in half the time swiffer. better clean in half the time. >>> coming up, the path to victory. a look at president obama's historic re-election of john nichols. and now terry o'neill will weigh in and what's the future. and the ground game beat out big money. leo gehrard on the success of the get out to vote effort over citizens united. share your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using #edshow. we are coming right back. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." last night was clearly an historic victory for president obama. he is only the second democrat from world war ii to win a second full term and he did it against great odds. the inside story is remarkable. jim messina, who's the mastermind, jim messina, the president's c
to object structure, politicize and, of course, our favorite phrase kick that can down the road? the new washington is basically the same z the one before the election. the president is still obama, the senate is still solidly democratic and the house is republican, albeit by a small erma jort. three people in charge had this to say after the election. >> tonight you voted for action, not politics as usual. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans but americans. >> it's better to dance than to fight. it's better to work together. everything doesn't have to be a fight. >> i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> because the american people expect us to find common ground, we're willing to accept additional revenues via tax reform. >> legislation is the art of compromising and consensus building. >> despite all the frustrations of washington, i've never been more hopeful about the future. >> i'm not up suggesting we compromise on our principles but
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